Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Ito Naoki on Tuesday delivered a lecture on “Contemporary Japan: Its Foreign Policy, Security and Development Strategy” as a guest speaker of the National Defence Course 2022 at the National Defence College (NDC).
Ambassador Naoki explained the challenging security environment especially in Asia, and Japan’s Foreign and Defence policy as well as its international development cooperation strategy.
While stressing the significance of rules-based international order, he emphasized Japan’s engagement in the development of Bangladesh, and maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
In addition, the Ambassador also emphasized the importance of realizing the vision of a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP)” for peace, stability and prosperity in the region, in collaboration with Bangladesh.
Around 90 course members from 17 countries attended the lecture and discussed various international issues and the relationship between Japan and Bangladesh.